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QUIZ Log on to www.insidedentistryCE.com to take this FREE CE quiz. Caries Risk Assessment for Children ByAna Lucia Seminario, DDS,PhD | Joel Berg, DDS,MS AEGIS Publications, LLC, provides 2 hours of FREE Continuing Education credit for this article for those who wish to document their continuing education eff orts. To participate in this CE lesson, please log on to www. insidedentistryCE.com, where you may further review this lesson and test online. Log on now, take the CE quiz and, upon successful completion, print your certifi cate immediately! For more information, please call 877-4-AEGIS-1. 1 Children 3 years of age with early childhood caries have been found to weigh about how much less than treated children? A. 1 kg B. 2 kg C. 3 kg D. 4 kg 2 Infants in a low socioeconomic status, whose mothers have a low education level, and who consume sugary foods are how many more times more likely to have caries at the age of 3 years than children without those risk factors? A. 3 B. 10 C. 14 D. 32 3 The biofi lm is characterized by continued microbial activity resulting in continued metabolic events in the form of: A. minute pH fl uctuations. B. consistent pH levels below 2. C. consistent pH levels above 11. D. microbiologic resistant mutations. 4 What is the single best predictor of dental disease at 36 months of age? A. maternal caries level B. paternal caries level C. the presence of enamel defects D. presence of anaerobic spirochetes in the biofi lm 5 Sucrose is not only the main source of energy for cariogenic bacteria but also a key element in: A. the synthesis of RANK-L ligand. B. the synthesis of extracellular glucans. C. osteoclastic recruiting factor. D. biofi lm scaff old architecture. AEGIS Publications, LLC, is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/goto/cerp. 10 9 7 6 Which of the following is/are associated with early childhood caries? A. frequent breastfeeding. B. continuous bottle-feeding at night. C. unlimited and constant use of a no-spill training cup. D. all of the above An estimated 80% of decay is found in what percent of children? A. 5% B. 25% C. 50% D. 80% 8 A more recent version of the AAPD CAT divides risk categories into: A. child history (obtained via parental report). B. clinical evaluation. C. supplemental professional assessment. D. all of the above CAMBRA (0-5 years), identifi es risk and protective factors through: A. salivary secretion collection. B. bacterial culturing. C. inter- and intrafamilial statistical analysis. D. a parent interview and clinical examination. What aims to illustrate the interaction between caries-related factors and the probability of developing new caries lesions? A. CAMBRA. B. dental charting. C. Cariogram. D. Cochran review papers. Tufts University School of Dental Medicine peer-reviews all CE lessons for Inside Dentistry. Program Approval for Continuing Education Approved PACE Program Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 7/18/1990 to 12/31/2012 applications and outcomes of using indicators of risk in caries management. J Dent Educ. 2001;65(10):1126-1132. 31. Clarkson J. Review of terminology, classifi - cations, and indices of developmental defects of enamel. Adv Dent Res. 1989;3(1):104-109. 32. Chavez AM, Rosenblatt A, Oliveira OF. Enamel defects and its relation to life course events in primary dentition in Brazilian chil- dren: A longitudinal study. Comm Dent Health. 2007;24(1):31-36. 33. Fejerskov O. 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Ana Lucia Seminario, DDS, PhD
Caries Risk Assessment for Children
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